XnRetro: Add Instagram-Like Effects To Your Images With This Desktop App

XnRetro is a free to use (but not open source) tool available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X (as well as iOS and Android) that allows you to easily apply various vintage effects, borders and more to your images.

Add Brightness Control to Ubuntu Desktop With This Handy App

Indicator Brightness

I dual-boot Ubuntu with ChromeOS on one of my Chromebooks but, annoyingly, the brightness controls don’t work out of the box.

Sliding Menu, Larger Thumbnails & More Added to OMG! Ubuntu! Android App

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ASUS Revive The Netbook With Sub-$300 Model, Offer Ubuntu Option

If it looks like a netbook, feels like a netbook then it probably is a netbook right? 

ASUS don’t think so. They’ve just launched a new 10.1″ “notebook” – the ASUS 1015e - in the USA for a bargainous sub-$300 price tag.

GNOME’s New Music App Starts to Take Shape

The ‘Album’ View in GNOME Music at the time of writing

Work on a new music player for the GNOME desktop continues to pick up pace.

Open-Source E-Mail App Geary Enters Final Days of Fundraiser

Less than 3 days remain for open-source e-mail client Geary to raise $100,000 towards future development.

Miro 6.0 released and installation instructions included

Miro (formerly named Democracy Player or DTV) is an Internet television application developed by the Participatory Culture Foundation. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux and supports most known video file formats. It offers both audio and video, some in HD quality.

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Ubuntu Community Survey Needs Your Help

Got a spare five three minutes? Of course you do, otherwise you wouldn’t be casting your eyes of my ill-worded prose! 

Ubuntu Touch Development Builds Are Now Raring Based

Daily builds of the Ubuntu Touch developer preview based on 13.04 are now available

For you bleeding edge Ubuntu Touch users, starting today daily images based on Raring are newly available from the Ubuntu QA isotracker. These are not (yet) the default images, but work is being done to iron out the kinks for it’s transition.

Cloud Sync Tool `Seafile` 1.6.0 Gets Improved Collaboration Features

Seafile, an open source cloud synchronization and collaboration tool, somewhat similar to Dropbox, ownCloud or SparkleShare, that you can install on your own server, has been updated to version 1.6.0 recently, getting some interesting new features such as a Wiki module and more.

FBMessenger: Stand-Alone Facebook Messenger For Linux

FBMessenger is a stand-alone Facebook Messenger app for Linux, very similar to the official Messenger for Windows.

This isn't an official Facebook application but it has been created by a Facebook developer and comes with the following features:

How To Install Tiny Tiny RSS In Ubuntu (Google Reader Alternative You Can Use On Your Server)

Since Google will close Google Reader in July, many users are searching for alternatives and there are a ton of services out there, some really good, but I'm sure some of you prefer to use a feed reader you can install on your own server and Tiny Tiny RSS seems to be one of the best.

10 Best Ubuntu 13.04 Features – From Social Lens to Window Snapping

Next week sees the release of Ubuntu 13.04 – the latest iteration of the worlds most popular Linux distribution. 

But what can you expect to find in it? Unlike the last few releases Ubuntu 13.04 features few dramatic changes, instead bringing some much need polish and performance-boosts.

S06E08 – Inglourious Ubuntu

We’re back with the eighth episode of Season Six of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo Team! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Tony Whitmore,

Canonical Axe Ubuntu Discs for Non-LTS Releases

Standard releases of Ubuntu, including the forthcoming release of 13.04, will not be available to buy or order on DVD, Canonical have said.

Canonical Axe Ubuntu Discs for Non-LTS Releases

Standard releases of Ubuntu, including the forthcoming release of 13.04, will not be available to buy or order on DVD, Canonical have said.

Midori 0.5.0 Released and installation instructions included

Midori is a lightweight and fast web browser. It uses the WebKit rendering engine and the GTK+ 2 or GTK+ 3 interface. Midori is part of the Xfce desktop environment's Goodies component.

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Jolicloud Desktop Comes to Ubuntu – And Here’s How to Install It

Jolicloud are offering users of Ubuntu a new, web-orientated experience for their desktop.

The ‘Jolicloud Desktop Environment’ puts a HTML5 launcher with shortcuts to popular websites and services front and center, in place of the traditional desktop.

Jolicloud Desktop Comes to Ubuntu – And Here’s How to Install It

Jolicloud are offering users of Ubuntu a new, web-orientated experience for their desktop.

The ‘Jolicloud Desktop Environment’ puts a HTML5 launcher with shortcuts to popular websites and services front and center, in place of the traditional desktop.

Oracle Java 7 Update 21 (7u21) And Java 6 Update 45 (6u45) Available In The WebUpd8 JDK PPA

Oracle has released Java 7 Update 21 and Java 6 Update 45. Both JDK versions have been updated in the WebUpd8 Java PPA.

flareGet Download Manager Updated With Important Changes And Bug Fixes

flareGet, a download manager for Linux that supports dynamic file segmentation, HTTP-pipelining for accelerated downloads and more, has been updated recently, receiving quite a few improvements and bug fixes.

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Game For Linux Available As Public Beta (Steam Only)

Euro Truck Simulator 2 is a vehicle simulation game in which you can drive across Europe, picking up various cargos and delivering them.

Improve Power Usage / Battery Life In Linux With TLP

There are various tweaks that you can apply to your laptop to save battery power, but many of them depend on the hardware, Linux distribution, some are outdated or too hard to apply for regular users and so on.

Fix: Google Chrome Can`t Be Installed In Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Due To Missing libudev0 Dependency

Google Chrome can't be installed in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail (fresh install) for now because of a missing dependency: libudev0. Until Google fixes this, here's how to install the missing dependency so you can use Google Chrome (any version) in Ubuntu Raring.

Get The Ubuntu Touch Feeling On The Unity Desktop With These Launcher Icons

A few days ago we had an article about a new Unity Revamped PPA that adds some tweaks to Ubuntu 12.04, among which there were some nice Ubuntu Touch-style assets for the Unity Launcher.
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